Tag Archives: Route 8

Firefighters respond to accident, car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A three-car accident on Route 8 south in Beacon Falls was quickly followed by a two-car accident and a car fire in the northbound lanes Monday afternoon….

Beacon Hose douses car fire

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters quickly doused a car fire on Route 8 south near the Seymour line Thursday morning. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to a car on fire…

Firefighters extinguish car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — No one was injured when an SUV caught fire on Route 8 Wednesday evening, but the vehicle is a total loss. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 Fire…

DOT driver charged in connection with accident

NAUGATUCK— A driver with the state Department of Transportation was on multiple drugs when he crashed the tractor-trailer he was driving on Route 8 southbound at about 11:40 a.m. on…

DOT truck crashes down embankment

NAUGATUCK — A state Department of Transportation tractor-trailer pulling an excavator on a flatbed veered off Route 8 southbound and crashed down an embankment Monday morning. The accident occurred at…

Crash closes Route 8 for hours

NAUGATUCK — A two-car crash on Route 8 north involving a vehicle that state police said had been parked and abandoned on the side of the roadway led to a…

State police investigating road rage incident on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police are seeking information on a reported road rage incident Tuesday on Route 8 involving someone shooting at another car. State police said the incident played out…

Driver facing charges after toddler ejected from car during crash

BEACON FALLS — A toddler and two drivers escaped serious injuries in a crash on Route 8 North Friday afternoon. State police said a 19-month-old boy was ejected from a…

Police identify teen struck, killed on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police identified the pedestrian struck and killed on Route 8 last week as 14-year-old Michael Shore of Southington. Shore was killed Dec. 22 when he was struck…

Pedestrian hit on Route 8 dies

NAUGATUCK — A pedestrian was killed after being struck twice Thursday evening by two different vehicles traveling on Route 8’s northbound and southbound lanes near exit 27, the Maple Street…